District Field Irrigation Schemes Day held in Mazhihwa area last week.
year as a way of promoting hard work and greater productivity among farmers on different
irrigation schemes in the district.
Bhanokubhano, Hwedzedze, Mabwematema and Danga irrigation schemes where it came
first and won several prizes.
from Agritex, several bottles of Ecotorex spray chemical used on maize plants
from Coopers, 10kg maize seed and 5kg bean seed from Seed-Co.
extension officer, Terrence Gumbochuma received $100 while his assistant Owen
Chikava got $100 as well.
did well are Mabwematema which came second and Danga at third position, each of
them receiving $150 in cash.
Charumbira said government was promoting irrigation schemes as a way of adapting
to disruptive climate change.
forward to irrigation schemes for food security in light of climate change,”
Scheme was established by Lutheran Developmental Services in 1992, drawing its
water from Mupape Dam which is very close by.
and onions for supply to big retail shops like Ok Zimbabwe but they are looking
for more markets as existing clients cannot take everything.
District Council Ward 18 councillor, Talent Muhwandarikwa also attended the